19 Indie Cosmetics Brands You Should Try in 2019 | Volume #2

At this point, it should go without saying that I’m a beauty fanatic. The only thing I love more than trying a new beauty product is discovering a new beauty brand. With the proliferation of social media and influencer marketing, there are so many cool, indie brands bursting onto the scene. Recap: What are Indie…

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19 Indie Cosmetics Brands You Should Try in 2019 | Volume 1 (Brands I Love)

At this point, it should go without saying that I’m a beauty fanatic. The only thing I love more than trying a new beauty product is discovering a new beauty brand. With the proliferation of social media and influencer marketing, there are so many cool, indie brands bursting onto the scene.

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Makeup Minimalism | 2018 Rolling Project Pan & Declutter Finale

I am a beauty addict. Although I love the beauty industry and I love buying new products, my spending got out of hand the last few years. I’ve been making a big effort over the last two years to down-size my collection and to stop impulse shopping through meticulous inventory tracking, project panning, and intermittent shopping fasts. If you’re interested to see how I did this year, then please keep reading!

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Makeup Minimalism | Fall 2018 Beauty Empties (October, November, December)

As an avid beauty lover, I am always buying and trying new cosmetic, skin, and hair care products. However, I want to try to minimize my waste and make use of what I own, so I share empties to keep me accountable and to log my progress in down-sizing my collection. I am thrilled to…

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The Newbie Awards | Best of Beauty 2018

As a makeup lover, there is nothing more thrilling than finding a new holy grail product that you just can’t live without. While there were plenty of flops and fails in 2018, there was also a lot of good. Over the course of the year, I tried some incredible products that have become staples in my daily routine.

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Sephora VIB Sale Haul & Freebies

The Sephora VIB Sale is one of the only sales I truly look forward to every year because I get a chance to repurchase some of my favorite, tried-and-true products and (maybe) pick out something new I’ve been itching to try. This year was no exception, as I repurchased some old loves that I finished…

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Best Affordable Drugstore Skin Care for Oily Skin

A good skin care routine is vital for maintaining, clear, glowing, youthful looking skin and preventing early signs of aging. Unfortunately, many of us operate under the misconception that skin care becomes a necessity in our 30s and 40s. But this is so wrong! Why?ย It is far easier to maintain your skin’s youthful qualities rather than take measures to treat set in wrinkles, dark spots, or other signs of aging.

While I regularly splurge on more expensive skin care, the drug store is upping their game by offering affordable, high quality skin care to help individuals with a myriad of skin care issues at any age. Please keep reading to discover your new favorites at the drug store.

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Glossier Beauty Haul

Glossier is the indie It-brand worn by the effortlessly beautiful, known for their no-makeup makeup looks, holy grail skincare products, and minimalist, millennial packaging. But is it really worth the hype?

Please keep reading today’s post for an overview of the brand’s ordering and shipping process, as well as a haul of what I purchased.

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Sephora & Drugstore Beauty Haul

After two years of following a very strict financial diet, I decided to treat myself with a little splurge at Sephora and CVS. By and large, I purchased items that I needed rather than things I wanted on an impulse, so I’m proud of the restraint that I showed.

If you’re interested to see what I purchase this month, then please keep reading.

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Beauty Con L.A. 2018: Was It Worth It?

Ok, ok – I’ve gone a little ham with Beauty Con posts, but here’s the last post. ๐Ÿ™‚ Also, this is my first time actually showing my face on the blog and I’m a little nervous.ย 

In this post, I will be describing the convention itself in greater detail to assess whether this is a worthwhile event to attend in the future. If you are interested in learning about my experience or learning more about Beauty Con L.A. then please keep reading.

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